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, a developing story we're following in san francisco. police are searching for a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire during an argument this afternoon. it happened shortly after noon today in the city's bay view district. monty francis in the bay view where he just spoke with the victim's family, this has to be hard for them to make any sense out of. >> it is certainly very hard, and family members watched in horror as this all the played out right here in the streets. the 25-year-old woman, we're told she suffered serious burns and she's now at the burn unit at st. francis hospital, the woman's clothes are still here, burned, visible on the street. we're told she attempted to throw off her jacket after her boyfriend doused her with a flammable liquid, then set her on fire. the victim's sister tells us the couple had been together for about six months, and they argued a lot. according to the sister, the couple was at the laundry mad just down the street, where they began to argue about their laundry, they were on their way back home and just outside the victim's house at about 12:
. >> kaepernick answer his critics in record-setting style as he leads the san francisco 49ers to a demonstratenant playoff victory over the green bay packers. good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm heather holmes. for the record second year in a row the san francisco 49ers are heading to the nfc championship. quarterback colin kaepernick leads the tale to that huge victory over the packers. a live look at candlestick, which as you can see in the live pictures still lit up after tonight's game. eric rasmussen outside of the stick to talk to the fans. >> reporter: you can still feel the energy and excitement out here. it's a good thing everybody is in a good mood, because they have a long way to wait trying it make their way out of candlestick park. i did talk to a couple of traffic officers and they say everybody this they encounter has behaved for the most part. the party still going on tonight. we actually met up with this group from petaluma and santa rosa before the game and caught up with them again after the big victrism you see the celebration going on there
with wires sticking out of it. san francisco police then cordoned off the caltrain station at 4th and king streets as a precaution. the bomb squad inspected the item and determined that it was harmless. no one was hurt. the train was scheduled to head back out. the passengers waiting to board were bussed to another station for a new outbound train. >>> 7:06. let's go right back to sal. we have that mess in the south bay because of the big rig crash but you are watching everywhere else as well. >> that's right. we're gonna start at northbound 101 at fair oaks. the chp told janine they are just about to open the lanes here on the 101 but the backup is almost to the san jose airport. i would suggest 280 for a short route. again, good news, they are just about to reopen it. we've been on this story since we went on the air at 4:30. let's take a look at some live pictures. i want to show you 880 here in oakland. that looks pretty good driving past the coliseum. getting to downtown oakland. to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see traffic busy. but not all that bad. it's about a 20-minute dela
is now less than 24 hours away. the 49ers, packers at candlestick. the san francisco skyline showing off the city's team spirit. at city hall the 49ers flag is flying high with hopes this win tomorrow, if they win, will pave the way to new orleans, the site of the super bowl. preparations are under way, course, at candlestick. the game is sold out. it will be cold as jeff said, but some people are already tailgating. you see the parking lot. huey lewis and the news will will sing the national anthem. e-40 will perform at halftime. the real excitement is what's going to happen on the field. >> they embrace that put up or shut up, that win or you go home. and they're excited about it. there's no more fun you can have than winning a playoff game. the game will hang in the balance. every play like this could be your last. i think that's the mind set of our team. >> jim harbaugh in an exclusive sitdown interview with us. coming up later, we'll have a lot more with coach harbaugh. he talks about his quarterback issue and the help of his key players. >> well, it landed safely and then it took o
that we learned tonight. >>> residents of this san francisco neighborhood witnessed a horrible sight when a woman was lit on fire by her boyfriend. the victim's sister says what led up to the conflict. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> geek i'm ken wayne. >> hello everyone i'm heather holmes. we begin with that developing news in san josi. a woman crashed her car into a pond and just minutes ago we learned that despite efforts to rescue her underwater she died. kutv's debora villalon is live at the scene right off the almaden expressway. >> reporter: heather this happened before 3:00 and it's still a developing situation, because no one can be absolutely sure yet if the woman driving that gray car that you see over there was the only victim. she was pulled lifeless from her vehicle, submerged in about 15' of water. she had been under about 40 minutes and paramedics tried to revive her, but she was pronounced dead at a local hospital. this was a single-car accident and no explanation for. it the driver was coming out of the al p
in san francisco today. >>> complete bay area news coverage. this is "mornings on 2". >>> good morning, welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, january 6th. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> we will check in with rosemary to see if the rain is gone. >>> not yet and dealing with spotty showers across the peninsula from san mateo and loss ooh ltos and palo alto, a few sprinkles there. and we have san jose dealing with light rain and off to the east where we have fremont and areas near hayward and showers in the forecast. we will have weather improving for sunday afternoon, what to expect, coming up. >>> streets are shut down in san jose. it happened four hours ago on south first, margaret streets. alex savage is joining us from the scene where they are still investigating the accident. >> reporter: a sergeant with the investigations unit with the san jose police department told me his team will try to figure out if weather was a factor in the deadly crash. it is still raining a little bit now. this is a single car accident that happened on the front street and the 280 overpas
of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don' believe it. >> brown: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> bnsf railway. >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> sreenivasan: a federal appeals court rejected several recess appointments made by president oba last year, saying the moves were unconstitutional. the president appointed three people to the national labor relations board last january. the president argued he was justified in doing so because the senate was a
bit less, but once you get on to the bridge there is 11 minutes into san francisco. steve, i saw you tweeted, it was cold in half-moon bay. >> yes, we do have clear skies, a tiny bit of patchy fog, not a lot, it will be a nice day and we are ending january on a nice day and it's cold and we have not had much rain maybe about a week's timeframe. third dryest january ever. only 49 / 100th fell and we are well above average but because of that dryness, the amount of rainfall is sliding back to 100%. san francisco 102 and santa rosa. i don't see anything here, maybe next thursday. warming trends topped out and temperatures will still be nice, i think gradual cooling, it is cold for some, and after we get cranked up we will have warmer temperatures. offshore breeze, land and sea is where the direction of the wind is coming from. we had 70 up in clear lake. 3:45 in the afternoon, chilly fog, sunny and mild to warm, 60s and 70s, low-to-mid to upper 68 and oakland downtown, 67 degrees, 67 santa cruz, also sunny veil and santa clara. and it is a little tough to warm up without our good offsho
, abc 7 news. >>> a san francisco ride sharing company has struck a landmark deal with the state's public utilities commission. the company called lyft was fined and ordered to shut down for essentially operating a limb scene service out operation. two other companies were also cited. the deal removes the fines and allows lyft to continue operating while the cpuc draws up regulations for ride sharing services in the state. lyft said it would expand its is service to it los angeles first thing tomorrow morning. interesting. well, spencer christian off tonight. meteorologist sandhya patel is here. and delighted to be here because she has good news. just fantastic. felt like spring out there today. >> i will be well liked for a change, dan. >> you are always well liked. >> thank you. >> when it is not raining. >> true. great looking weather. a lot of people enjoying near 70-degree temperatures in some area. really unbelievable. dan, since you loved it so much and i'm now popular again i will bring it to you again tomorrow. a live picture across the bay. it is so clear outside. we do
islamist rebels in mali; zero waste in san francisco; and shields and brooks. but first, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: president obama chose his long-time foreign policy advisor denis mcdonough to be the new white house chief of staff. mr. obama made the announcement this afternoon. he lauded mcdonough, and told him, "i know you'll always give it to me straight, as only a friend can." mcdonough will take over from jack lew, who's been nominated to replace timothy geithner as the next treasury secretary. today was geithner's last day, after four years on the job. in a final interview, he said he's hopeful the economy will strengthen this year. the defense department has begun eliminating the jobs of all 46,000 temporary civilian employees at the pentagon. the announcement today said it's a response to mandatory, across- the-board spending cuts. they're scheduled to take effect march 1, unless congress comes up with alternative cuts. without changes, hundreds of thousands of full-time civilian employees will face furloughs and reduced paychecks by april. the g
of 19 year old alyssa byrne. >>> and starting today, no more free parking at meters in san francisco. we'll have more on the change in a live report. >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm marty gonzalez. >>> and i'm ysabel duron. we'll get to those top stories in a moment. but first, we want to get a quick check of your forecast with janu. >> we are still dealing with some showers in the north bay. the ad cloud coverage. expecting a pretty dry day. partly to mostly sunny. mostly clear skies as the go towards the evening. taking a look at the temperatures a little bit warmer. matt 40's in napa 47 in oakland. mid- 40's and napa i-low 50s for this afternoon. 52 degrees in napa, expected later. and 52 degrees and will take a look at futurecast and track the rainfall. for now, let us go back over to marty. >> good news for hockey fans this morning - the n-h-l and players have a tentative agreement that will salvage the season. negotiations lasted more than 16 hours. they finally resolved remaining issues early this morning. sharks fans have been without games for one- hundred-13 day
will be destroyed. >>> they now have a face and a name. san francisco police have identified the suspect in a crime that left a little dog dead. tonight detectives are working to track down this man. they say he's the man who robbed a woman last month as she got out of her car. investigators say he also then grabbed her 12-year-old dog named roxie and through the dog into traffic when he only got a few bucks off the woman. roxie died hours later at an animal hospital. if you know about barrett's whereabouts, you're asked to call police. >>> governor brown was in san jose today to sign an agreement for online courses that brings together a silicon valley startup and san jose university. the goal is to help students graduate faster. kris sanchez joins us from san jose state campus. you know online courses are nothing new. what sets this apart here? >> reporter: this one is modeled a little bit differently. if it works, it means that san jose state students and the rest of the csu students will have a better chance of graduating within four years time. what that means for them is a savings in how much
being hit by a car in san francisco. the police was hit around 8:00 last night while walking with her family on pine street near stockton. she was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. right now there's no word on if the police detained the driver. >>> in san jose, the chp is trying to figure out just moments before a driver hit and killed a man on highway 101. that happened just before 7:00 last night. and the officers said that the man may have been trying to cross the highway. >>> volunteers in the east bay are getting ready for a post christmas tradition. they're going to dump hundreds of christmas trees in the lake. and we're there with more on why they are doing this. >> reporter: the christmas trees create a habitat for baby fish and sustain the populations. they'll chain together about a thousand of the trees and drop them into horseshoe lake. you see fishermen arriving waiting to get inside quarry lake's recreation area where this project will take place this morning. these are unsold christmas trees that have been donate the by vendors. and we're showi
or their families. >>> al-jazeera a is buying san francisco based current tv. it was cofounded by former vice president al gore. al-jazeera a is based in qatar and already has an english language channel but it wants current tv's reach in american cities. al-jazeera a plans to base the channel in new york and create original content for the united states. >>> the virginia supreme court says comments on yelp are protected by free speech even it they are negative. merchants cannot automatically sensor a bad review. they must first prove that the statements are false. >>> the city of oakland will begin issuing identification cards to help residents without legal immigration status. the card can also double as a debit card. the cards will be available to oakland residents for a $15 fee. opponents of the program say it legit mizes illegal immigrants and undermines the federal law. the oakland mayor, however, doesn't see it that way. way. >> this nation is way overdue for immigration reform and these people that have been here for decades should have some pathway for being able to live here with di
in the days ahead. today will be a beautiful day in southern california. much of san francisco to vegas. and we are going to start to warm things up with dry sunshin0 degrees the next couple of days. much of california heading above average. we start february nice and quiet and a warming trend in the north. >> it seems unfair, 78 in los angeles. >> that's a nice day. >> it is a nice day. thank you, bill. >>> tempers are rising after the military strike in syria and hezbollah. >>> plus, she performed at the president's inauguration. now she's another victim of chicago's growing shooting murder rate and police want answers now. "early today" is back in two minutes. blood pressure >>> and welcome back. here are some stories making news this morning. israel launched a rare air strike inside syria. u.s. officials believe it targeted a convoy bound for hezbollah militants in lebanon. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry gave a sometimes emotional good-bye speech wednesday to his senate colleagues. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president
this hour? >> reporter: we now know the san francisco police department dug a hole here and recovered some woen fragments. the focus is the yard right next to that greenhouse. sources say the bones appear to be animal, but the medical examiner is now taking a closer look at those bones. the san francisco police department, the fbi and the alameda county sheriff's department served a search warrant here at 7:00 a.m. related to the kevin collins case. the alameda county sheriff's department says they provide add cadaver dog for the search. construction workers say police dug a hole between two homes, removed some evidence, and then asked the workers to fill that hole in with concrete. kevin collins was 10 years old when he disappeared here. it was february 10, 1984, when he didn't return home from basketball practice. he was last seen at oak and mesonic talking to a man. that location is just two blocks from where they are now searching. neighbors say they remember the high-profile abduction 28 years ago. >> it was very odd that no one had seen anything or couldn't recall anything, and i thi
, freezing right now in santa rosa, 32. 40 in san jose. and 48 in san francisco. this afternoon, though, we're basking in sunshine. temperatures moving well into the 60s. the next couple of days should be gorgeous even into the weekend with just a few more clouds. cooler and unsettled toward the middle of next week. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by green mountain coffee. brew a better day. >>> the super bowl party is long overdue. this morning we'll talk about the big game and the news from washington, with two people who know both of those cities well james carville and mary matalin. >>> and a new study says making small changes in your diet won't help you lose weight. even sex doesn't help they say. we'll ask the leader of that study what dieters should be doing on "cbs this morning." portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by capella university. bright students are getting lost in the shuffle. and administration's work gets more complex every year. when you look at these issues, do you see problems or opportunities? with an advanced degree
the bay bridge. the san francisco oakland bay bridge. an oil tanker, more specifically according to ktvu fox 2 for the bay area it struck is support for the bay bridge just about 12:20 this afternoon. about 15 minutes ago california time. this brings back awful memories for the people of san francisco in the bay area in general from a collision that happened in 2007 when a 900-foot container ship struck that same bridge and more than 53-gallons of fuel oil poured into the bay, killed by local determinations more than 6800 birds and harmed a herring spawn that winter. closed the beaches to swimmers for weeks. this one, though, there are no signs of any oil leaking at all. the coast guard is responding. the tanker appears to be intact. whether there s anything more to this, we don't have any way to know yet until the inspectors get throughout. at first glance at least there does not appear to be an oil spill. the headline anneal tanker struck a support for the san francisco oakland bay bridge. any new information from the coast guard we will ring to you you reit away. the syrian president
that a little bit. there is now a san francisco edition, a chicago edition -- no, there is a san francisco, bay area, the chicago is still in the works. san francisco, bay area and texas actually. so -- that's not right. i said that wrong. san francisco, chicago and one in texas. they are localizing it and they can localize it in many other places. they could do in atlanta and miami. those of you who read the i.h.. the know sometimes it is localized. so "the times" is trying to survive and there are many ways it might survive. they issue of course extremely optimistic financial reports it will get better and it will get better. around that leads me to my final sentence which is to quote lord northcliffe who owned "the london times" and "the daily mail". and he said "somewhere someone is trying to suppress the real story, the rest is advertising"" and what i tried to do in my book was separate the real story from advertising. thank you. [applause] >> we are going to have a q&a and the c-span person is going to walk around with that instead of me and he wants to catch you, so don't start talking
, something to note for the weekend, you get about a half-inch of rain for san francisco, and rain down to l.a., as well. >> my first twitter photo comes from wisconsin. it is a sun pillar. that's an actual thing. i just taught you something, dan. i know i see your face, a little eyebrow raised there. >> what is that? >> it's light from the sun. a sun pillar. >> i'll stop asking questions now. >> and this one from california, too. if i could say jeez o. pete, and bring in my midwest vernacular, as you said, i could say y'all. >> we appreciate it. >>> moving on. emotional night at the cotton bowl between oklahoma and texas a&m. despite losing, it was a magnificent finish for one of the sooners players who has inspired everybody, beating cancer while never missing a game this season, even as he went through chemotherapy treatments. ron is back with that story. this is a great story. >> it really is, dan. big-time college football is hard enough. imagine practicing and playing for months. and doing well in the classroom to be named an academic all-american, all the while battling cancer. that's
school and isn't talking. according to an account in san francisco chronicle feared the influx might dilute the educational experience for all students. it's a valid concern say experts who suggest admissions boards rely as much on rigorous language screening as son test scores. >> then it can go smoothly. it takes training and the part of the staff, in fact, training of the faculty to engage these students within the classroom. >> and elsewhere on campus, where the number of chinese students pursuing an american education is only expected to grow. i see like more and more students come from mainland china and they like really want to have this opportunity here. >> in santa clara california, clauda cowan, fox news. >> i'm shannen bream in tonight for harris falkner: assad gives a rare speech to supporter and what he says from the u.s. state department. urging syrians to defend their country against the rebels who started against his regime two years ago. it's now a civil war. and 60,000 people estimated to have been killed since it began, saying in a statement. assad's speech today i
into parts of canada. ahead of it, quite cold air. disappointing tems of -- in san francisco, highs of 11 degrees celsius. >> now the headlines from al-jazeera. the french. has ordered increased security across france following military operations in both somalia and mali. and a french hostage. has reportedly been killed during a failed rescue attempt in somalia. shi'ia demonstrators have rallied in a show of support for prime minister al malachi and his government. for weeks the government has been the target of angry protests in sunni provinces while prostors say the shi'ia-led government discriminates against them. opposition activists in the syrian capital a air attacks have resumed after stormy weather prevented them for a week. jets and helicopters fired miss aisles and p dropped bombs on a tony -- line of towns eastd of damascus where rebels have pushed out troops loyal to president assad. to the north, around 00 men, -- 100 men, women, and children had paid smugglers to take them across be the border to turkey but were deported. this from one of the largest refugee camps. >> this
. >>> san francisco mayor ed lee is calling for calm on super bowl sunday. he is asking bartenders in the city to cut off those who had too much to drink to avoid vandalism like back in october after the giants won the world series. >>> businesses around the shark tank are celebrating the return to hockey back to san jose. the cash registers were busy last night as the sharks won their home opener over phoenix. they are off to a 3-0 start. >>> got your traffic and weather for a friday coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. we have a couple of different accidents out there. 880 is a mess. there's a traffic alert just issued through milpitas southbound 880 approaching 237. three lanes are block. you can see how much it's stacking up behind the accident scene. also, southbound 880 a live look at oakland. at last a car fire blocking one lane approaching 98th. it's backing up past the oakland coliseum. now let's take a look at the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 there was an accident in the flat section. you can see a car pulled someone
francisco chronicle" says an empty oil tanker sideswiped the bay bridge between oakland and san francisco. no oil spilled into the bay and the bridge was not damaged. >>> the boston globe" says investigators are investigating a mishap aboard an empty boeing 787 dreamliner at logan airport. no one was hurt. >>> according to "the telegraph" the captain of the "costa concordia" says he was painted worse than osama bin laden. >>> we are starting out with patchy dense fog in spots although this is a nice shot. looks like sunrise. a gorgeous day outside, some of that patchy fog showing up in the east bay valleys and a dense fog advisory through 9 a.m. 30s and 40s right now. by the afternoon, hazy sunshine and the warmest day of the week 50s and some 60s outside. next couple of days big changes. slight chance of showers tomorrow. very cold into thursday and friday. >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by subway restaurants. amazingly under 200 calories. >>> a new report says every year americans are dying of cancer but some forms of the disease are ki
. they want to find out who did that. >>> former san francisco 49er kwame harris goes on trial in april. he is accused of beating up his ex-boyfriend in a fight that started in the menlo park restaurant last year. the argument was overunderwear and soy sauce. >>> the bay area is one of the leaders in the nation's housing recoveries. today's kay schiller reports says our housing prices rose nearly 13% in november compared to a year ago. homeowners loving that. traffic and weather i think you're going to like that too, it's coming up next. >>> good morning. liza battalones here san francisco police department still on scene at the intersection of ninth street and brannan. that's where we have this major injury accident. it is in the clear stages involving a tow truck and pickup truck with the tow truck you can see here slamming into the building again major injuries. they are working to clear up that intersection in san francisco at ninth and brannan. as we check on the bay bridge commute, metering lights are on backed up to the maze. lawrence has the
. the investigation into why an empty oil tanker hit the bay bridge continues this morning in san francisco. it hit the western span of the bay bridge late yesterday morning. the impact did not damage the bridge but ripped off a part of the fender there to protect the tower. the coast guard will now interview the pilot and guy kleess this morning. he did pass an alcohol test and a drug test. those results now are pending. according to the mercury news, kleess has a spotty history. state records show back in 2009 he ran a cargo ship aground in the sacramento shipping channel and crashed a cargo ship into a catwalk near stockton in 2010. he was found at fault when a tug boat he was sailing ran aground in richmond inner harbor. right now let's get a check on the tuesday forecast. christina loren here just a lot of fog. >> someone turned the fog machine on this morning. good morning to you, jon. good morning to you at home. hard to believe but this is actually 280 in san jose now santana row. people having to slow down because of the thick fog. quarter of a mile visibility in concord. half mile in live
are skeptical. newshour correspondent spencer michels sat down with brown in san francisco. his report is a co-production with our colleagues at kqed-san francisco, and begins with some background on the fiscal troubles and the budget fix. >> reporter: california's sorry financial state and cuts made to health and welfare programs have prompted nearly nonstop demonstrations at the state capital in recent times. those protests got going four years ago when california and its then governor republican arnold schwarzenegger faced a staggering budget deficit of $42 billion. the recession, built-in spending, a large population in need of state services like health and welfare, a limit on property taxes, plus republican legislators' refusal to raise taxes created a dilemma in the world's ninth largest economy. with budget cuts coming like clock work, the state's college and university systems declined in offerings and in reputation. schools suffered cutbacks in personnel and programs. services for the poor were trimmed by $15 billion since 2008. state workers were furloughed. then in 2010, promising
crime. the city's latest homicide is now linked to vigilanteism. >>> live in san francisco you might want to watch what you say and do on muni. i'll tell you why coming up. >>> good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. new at 6:00, big brother might be watching the next time you step on to
in san francisco with highs of 12. p.m. eastern, 6:00 p.m. paci, only on link tv. >> time for a reminder of the top stories here on al-jazeera. hugo chavez supporters turn out in force as caracas as the national assembly deflects the president's health crisis. police in pakistan trying to identify a man killed by an angry mob for allegedly desecrating the quran and rebels in central african province have taken another town in their fight against the government. to the conflict in syria and al-jazeera has several teams on the ground across the country. one of them is in hama where there is a severe shortage of medicine and doctors. our correspondent has more on what the team has seen. >> in syria, nowhere is safe. this woman was injured when government forces shelled a funeral procession in hamma. she was paying respects to some of those killed in an earlier attack. there are no more hospitals left here. they've either been bombed out by bashar al-assad's army or transformed into bases for rebel fighters. instead, the injured are brought to makeshift rooms set up in homes and basements bu
for san francisco with high expected to reach 14 degrees crellsous. -- crellsous. >> welcome back, a reminder of the top stories in al jazeera. in his first speech in months, syria's president laid out his plan toned the conflict including a new constitution and new government. the opposition has rejected his plan. pakistani soldier has been killed and another wounded in a gunfight between indian and pakistani troops in the disputed region of kashmir. and 16 people have been killed in a u.s. drone strike targeting taliban hideouts. two suicide bombers have attacked a community center in afghanistan, killing five people. the explosions in the town in kandahar also injured 15 others. the attackers targeted a tribal uncil meeting. a spokesman for the afghan army said an investigation will be carried out into a video apparently showing soldiers abusing the bodies of dead taliban fighters. pictures posted on a social media website appear to show the corporations of two men being dragged behind army vehicles. warning, you may find some of the pictures in this next report disturbing. >>
. from all this, let's speak now to a former editor of, joining me from san francisco. good to have you here. victory for google. are you celebrating? >> i think it was a good process. google having to be under the regulatory gun and have people look closely at what it is doing is a good thing for everybody. they are a huge, powerful force on the internet. my sister when she talks about the internet or the web, she talks about google, i need to go to google. to have the regulators tell them i have to watch where they're going is a good thing. >> what will mean for the future of non-google commerce sites? >> not much, really. a lot of this was yelp is big in the united states and they were unhappy about the way google sharing things. if you link to the page would get this nice little box and it would show you a picture and tell you the opening hours and how many -- how was raided. if a company like yelp does not want the number to show there, google will not do that. there have been no changes to the search algorithm or the experience people say. -- see. >> we apologize. we l
trash and one city's crusade to eliminate all of it. >> reporter: san francisco boasts that it recycles 80% of all garbage, and is aiming for zero waste. but some skeptics don't believe it. >> brown: plus, mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by:
. >> thank you very much. days here before the super bowl, a major distraction for the san francisco 49ers after one of the players makes the anti-gay remarks. coming up next, you will hear from a former player who came out after he left the league. plus, new details about a man holding a kid hostage in a bunker. he is 5 years old. the neighbors are speaking out about his strange behavior. that's coming up. i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ shimmy, shimmy chocolate. ♪ we, we chocolate cross over. ♪ yeah, we chocolate cross over. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing fiber one 80 calorie chocolate cereal. ♪ chocolate. humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes we trip ourselves up. but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance, we can untrip you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your po
story there. a little controversy with san francisco 49ers quarterback chris tull la ver was sent to apologize saying that gay players would not be welcome in the locker room. >>> jackie and jack harbaugh, the parents of two super bowl coaches talked with reporters about their sons facing each other. >> we're so excited for john and jim to be in this situation. but we're also really are excited for the players and their families. >> the true victory and the agony and defeat. and on sunday night, we're going to experience both of those great emotions. and our thoughts will be with the one that comes up a little short. >> all right. the, the harbaughs say their sons coaching is part of a great journey. >>> and on the google page, you'll see the image of jackie robinson who broke the barrier in baseball. today is the anniversary of his death. the georgia native would have been 94 years old. >>> what did tyler perry do to hurt oprah winfrey's back. >>> plus, the san diego back has their hands full, in fact, three sets of hands to check out this little guy's heart, feet, lungs. you're
. everything gets going at 3:00 p.m. >> raving about baltimore. where do you go if you want a san francisco treat? >> obviously there will be 49 theers fans -- 49ers fans from the west coast. there is a group called the washington 49ers. these are big 49ers fans. >> how did that happen? >> west coasters. this is a transient town. we must have a big west coast contingent here. they go to town tavern. a place that during inauguration m.c. hammer -- >> she still around. >> he is. the mayor of san francisco went there to watch the nfc championship game. this is definitely where want to be on sunday if you want to wear your red jersey. >> finally, baltimore, charmed city, what's the charming spot there? >> there is place called mothers on federal hill. if you want to head over to baltimore -- a great night to do it, if there is a championship, if we win, then folks will be gathering in the streets. you can imagine. could you head down there. great place to -- they are going on give the money from the cover charge to charity which is nice. $10 to get in. >> i call one thing now that i say, if we
san francisco to baltimore 27 times. suddenly 26,000 pounds of stolen wings seems poultry -- paltry in comparison. thank you very much. do you know the way to get the most out of your chicken wing is not to cram it in blue cheese dressing and gnaw on it like a caveman? you're supposed to debone it, but don't take it from me, take it from an expert. >> you pick up the wings on either end, and pull in opposite directions. a little twist, and twist, and pull. and voila, hooters, the wing is our thing. >> that is my gift from me to you. before you get down to a billion chicken wings this weekend, now you can do it the civilized hooter's approved way. this year you won't be just winging it. that's it for us. "early start" begins now. >>> widespread havoc. a thousand-mile long storm system barrels east leaving a path of destruction in its wake. >>> desperate hours in alabama. police in a tense standoff with a gunman believed to be holding a child. >>> the new smartphone that could put blackberry back on the comeback trail. >> have you tried it? >> i have serious phone envy. >> i want one.
boston in the spring-- even caught a game. and with the money we saved, we took a trip to san francisco. you see, hotwire checks the competitions' rates every day so they can guarantee their low prices. so, where to next? how about there? ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in love with progressive's claims service. >> bret: whipping the republican vote on a possible deal. kyl said no, there are meetings happening behind the scenes. and you can see there is senator kyl's office in the distance. this is just off the senate chamber and the senate chamber itself, not a lot happening there because it's all happening behind the scenes, waiting to see how this deal all comes together; if it comes together tonight. and the house has adjourned for the night. they will meet tomorrow january 1st, 2013 at noon. union influence may be shrinking and yet
. that will be mostly a morning rain. we wil rain moving on, but still scattered showers south of san francisco and a few around the east bay hills. this will continue to head to the south during the day where the south bay will likely see a few scattered showers until about midday before skies clear later in the afternoon. mid-50s around santa rosa. winds 15 to 25 today. breezy and cooler with showers late on wednesday. >>> and that isis your latest forecast. lester? >> all right. now to a story that's rocking a small town in ohio. two high school football players accused of reigning a fellow teenager and that's not all. their friends were apparently joking about the whole thing on video and online. we get the story from ron allen in steubenville, ohio. >> hundreds of protesters converged on steubenville, demanding justice for a 16-year-old girl, raped by two high school football stars in august. the two young men are scheduled to stand trial next month. that doesn't satisfy the crowd. you it includes activists associated with anonymous, the internet based group known for hacking into governme
in a san francisco bar, is taking a college course in her apartment, online, on how to reason and argue. the teacher is walter sinnott- armstrong, professor of ethics at duke university in north carolina, and the class is free. >> so how do you learn the technique? the answer is very simple. you practice, and then you practice again, and then you practice and practice and practice and practice. this class has these really short little lectures, which is great because you can kind of watch one, and then think about it and react, and then you don't have to watch another whole hour like you would in class. >> reporter: "think again" is a class presented by a one-year- old for-profit startup called coursera, currently the nation's largest provider of free online courses. 170,000 students from around the world have signed up for it. the classes are called moocs, or massive open online courses, and they may be revolutionizing higher education. online learning is nothing new. colleges have been offering classes, usually for a fee-- and for credit-- for years. more than six million americans ar
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